Stop Shouting at Each Other! Balanced Reporting and the Power of Essay to Generate Constructive Dialogue

Event time: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Connecticut Mental Health Center Auditorium See map
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519
Event description: 

The Yale Poynter Fellowship in Journalism and CMHC are proud to present this discussion!

Mary Collins, Professor at Central Connecticut State University, and her son Donald Collins are co-authors of At The Broken Places: A Mother & Trans Son Pick Up The Pieces (2017). They will discuss how writing the book has helped them develop a more understanding relationship.

Prof. Michael J. Sernyak, MD, Director and CEO of the Connecticut Mental Health Center; Deputy Chair for Clinical Affairs and Program Development and Director of the Division of Public Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine will serve as moderator. 

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